If you’re curious how you might be able to plant cactus in your garden this year, take a look at the following gallery for creative ideas and tips.
Though cactus are able to thrive in arid areas with very little water, it’s a good idea to read up on the type of cactus you’re planting. There are many different forms, each with their own unique needs. For examples, some may do particularly well next to each other.
Southern California’s rare rains provide the only water that Chris and Margaret Sullivan’s front yard gets. Yet its barrel and columnar cactus, Mexican blue fan palms, and Yucca rostrata all thrive.